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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-15-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By brucerducer
Re: Wet fly hooks

I use some Eagle Claw #12 Aberdeens for some flies and their larger size hooks can work for streamers.

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Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-08-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By brucerducer
Re: Fly Tying Threads and their Measurment Systems

FlyTire:

That is really a terrific link. It cites the one bit of information that I have been chasing all over the Internet; "Breaking Strength".

Very appreciative here of your...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By brucerducer
Re: Fiberglass might be the answer

Kid:

I started out arrogantly supposing that Me, you know, the Ultimate Know It All and Expert in all things, needed the Fast Rods.

But time changes all things, and what I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By brucerducer
Smile Re: Nymphing

Must say this:

McNerney & PlanetTrout & ComeOnNavs, you guys really have some great posts here.
I've printed them out for keeping. You guys are really helpful.

Now, if ComeOnNavs ...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-06-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By brucerducer
Smile Re: Fly Tying Threads and their Measurment Systems

Thanks HardyReels. That is a great addition to the subject.
I like the "hook" visual.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-05-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By brucerducer
Fly Tying Threads and their Measurment Systems

The larger the "Denier" number, the heavier the thread...etc.


In the older and less accurate system for measuring Fly Tying Thread, the "aught"( 3/0,6/0, 8/0, etc.) system, 6/0 or...
Forum: Entomology 05-03-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,132
Posted By brucerducer
Re: I got confused about Mayflies

Callibaetis are one of the few, significant mayflies to be found in stillwater lakes and ponds (where as most others are found only in flowing waters). Perhaps that is the distinction that was being...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 05-03-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By brucerducer
How to tie an Egg with a Drinking Straw Tool

This might help some to tie an Egg Pattern

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fKzvXN6o7I
Forum: Entomology 04-30-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,132
Posted By brucerducer
Re: I got confused about Mayflies

Thank you Silver Creek.

That explains it. It is very confusing when some author writes about a
Mayfly Hatch and a "Baetis" hatch as though they are two different things to watch for.

Your...
Forum: Entomology 04-27-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,132
Posted By brucerducer
I got confused about Mayflies

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Somewhere I read something that discussed fishing and referred to Mayfly hatches and Callibaetis Hatches as something different.

Correct me if I am wrong, but aren't all Mayflies...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By brucerducer
Anyone ever done a "natural" Aquarium?

I am doing a 50 gal "natural" aquarium, for myself, and for the Grandkids fun.

It is at a 70 F room temp.

I bought 2 doz Shiners from the Bait Shop.

The crazy lady at the...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 10-07-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,079
Posted By brucerducer
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 10-07-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By brucerducer
Re: Geez my egg flies are UGLY.

How to tie the estaz egg - YouTube

Yup, that Estaz really is good stuff.
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 854
Posted By brucerducer
Re: Holy fly tying mother load, batman!

fq13:

Remember. I always said I loved you, and also, you are my Bestest Buddy and pal, right?

:doh:
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By brucerducer
Re: Reddington Pursuit reels? Are they any good?

Well That ought to be okay fq13.

We got our secret code names, and we got our deals on e-bay, so what else do we need?

Be sure to get some braided-backing for the flyline, and have...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-29-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,174
Posted By brucerducer
Re: Wooly Bugger questions

I want to weigh in here and swing my purse a little bit so don't complain about the length of my skirt.

I gave up using Chenille for Wooly Buggers long ago. I just use Yarn.
Yarn can also be...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-25-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By brucerducer
Re: Elk hair.

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/forums/general-fly-tying-discussions/318746-choosing-elk-deer-hair.html
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By brucerducer
An interesting story about the Grandkids

While homeschooling the 10 year old granddaughter and 8 year old grandson in English & Math, I decided to teach them about the sizes of Fly Tying Hooks.

I told them I wanted them to look at the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By brucerducer
Re: New Member

Welcome Brad.

Hope you have a lot of fun here.:clap:
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-22-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,891
Posted By brucerducer
Re: Hook Comparison Chart

To that, I would add some A.R.E. Hook Equivalents.
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-20-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By brucerducer
Re: experimenting with rabbit fur

By golly RipTide, that's one of the most innovative techniques I've seen
in a long time. I like your method in the first photo too.

I've wasted all kinds of hours on "extenders" like...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-19-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By brucerducer
Re: Where to begin in CO?

Gary:

The High Plains Drifters Flyfishing Club in Colorado has two kinds of clinics / Fly Tying Classes.

One kind is Free where you show up and everyone is friendly and ties what they...
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-19-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By brucerducer
Re: Black Nosed Dace ---Need Help

"an Amherst Pheasant tippet clipped into shape"---HardyReels

Thank you. That's one fine looking tail!



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Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,471
Posted By brucerducer
Re: Favorite Fly Shop

Charlie's Flybox in Arvada Colorado


Charlie's FlyBox - Metro Denver, Colorado's Best Fly Fishing Retailer (flyshop) with online Fly Tying Tutorials (http://www.charliesflyboxinc.com/)
Forum: General Fly Tying Discussions 09-18-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By brucerducer
Re: Black Nosed Dace ---Need Help

Thanks Riptide. I'm adding your data to my tying instructions.
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